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Being is contained within thought

The human being is an animal, yet one far different from any other. Dasein is aware of its existence. the meaning of such a statement lies in our abilities of practical and rational reasoning, of scientific discoveries and technological wonders. all accomplishments of humanity are due to this awareness, which is postulated within thought...

Oh thought, how glorious can it possibly become?

Being is contained within thought, all our ideas, sensations, and emotions are built by these most basic postulates of consciousness. But what is experienced which is a thought is still a mere representation of what could possibly be. Knowledge only claims facts and truths due to the dogmatic belief that sense datum gives us the full scope of reality. Belief, ingrained within reason, is what has manifested today as human society.

Believing in truth has been an impulsive phenomenon gracing humanity since its beginning days.

Experience is a means towards nothing. Not the idea of nothing, which would indeed be something, but the essence which is contained within the idea. No goals or ends involved, just mere being in a state of continuum. In other words, life is action, with many methods that conjoin in subjectivity. Kant discovered the phrase, “the things within themselves,” which suggests that the empirical is an end within its means, the means being its transcendental nature. But because true reality is unknowable, how can one logically declare ends towards its nature? It would only be a belief.

Lucifer's Tragedy

On SEBASTIAN MARSHALL

There are lessons and profit to be had in Milton's Paradise Lost, but you have to work for them. The language is archaic and it references concepts that are no longer common knowledge.

It's worth it, though. If you have the time, take this excerpt and read it very slowly. The context is that Lucifer, one of the most skilled and most high of the angels, rebels against God. He loses and is cast down into Hell.

He's in Hell, thinking, brooding, trying to figure out what precisely happened, and communicating with his followers who still believe in their cause:

Have you read it slowly? We will analyze and dialog, but far better to come to it before our own discussion.

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